Investing

The Positive and Negative Impacts of Globalization; Financial and Other Implications

The Positive and Negative Impacts of Globalization; Financial and Other Implications

By in Economics, Investing | 10 comments

Financial and Societal Consequences of Globalization The global economy continues to be in the forefront of the media. In a recent Wall Street Journal article, “U.S. Firms Move Abroad to Cut Taxes“, several U.S. companies are profiled as they move their headquarters abroad to save on taxes. This particular cost cutting strategy impacts consumers as lower...

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What to Do with My Retirement Account When I Leave My Job?

What to Do with My Retirement Account When I Leave My Job?

By in Advanced Investing, Asset Allocation, Investing, Money Management, Mutual Funds, Reader Question, Retirement | 0 comments

Retirement Account Guidelines-Reader Question I received this retirement account question this week: I’d like to ask what should I consider (and what questions should I be asking others/myself) when deciding where to roll-over my 401(k)? Quick Profile: - 30 years old- Recently married; husband has full-time job, (but itching to leave).- I just left my...

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20 Ways the Investing Industry is Trying to Scr*w You

20 Ways the Investing Industry is Trying to Scr*w You

By in Investing, Money Management, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance | 8 comments

Is the Investing Industry Trying to Scr*w You? Once in the dear dead days beyond recall, an out-of-town visitor was being shown the wonders of the New York financial district. When the party arrived at the Battery, one of his guides indicated some handsome ships riding at anchor. He said,“Look, those are the bankers’ and brokers’ yachts.”“Where are the customers’...

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Investopedia News + Links

Investopedia News + Links

By in Investing, Links | 1 comment

Investopedia News-I’m Hired Sign up here and be the first to know when newest investing book launches! + Get Investing Rules right now! I’m humbled and honored to be an Investopedia.com contributor.  Investopedia.com has been my “go to” resource for credible investment information for years and I’m excited to write for this premier...

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Little Known Investing Secrets; How to Buy Low (Always)

Little Known Investing Secrets; How to Buy Low (Always)

By in Investing, Personal Finance | 8 comments

What is Dollar Cost Averaging? “Investing in an index fund is a form of passive investing. The primary advantage to such a strategy is the lower management expense ratio on an index fund. Also, a majority of mutual funds fail to beat broad indexes, such as the S&P 500.” Definition of an Index Fund by Investopedia   Think of a mutual fund like a basket which...

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